An aerial view of a neighborhood flooded by Hurricane Harvey.

Is the construction industry ready for natural disasters?

Oct. 17, 2017

Erin Arneson, who’s wrapping up her PhD in civil engineering this year, is studying whether the construction industry is ready for all the residential rebuilding that disasters like floods, hurricanes and wildfires require.Read more »
An aerial view of a uranium mine.

Engineering technique could help clean up lingering radioactive waste

Sept. 18, 2017

Professor Roseanna Neupauer of CU Boulder and Professor David Mays of University of Colorado Denver have created a process called engineered injection and extraction, which has shown promising results in removing other contaminants. But uranium, which readily shifts between different oxidation states, has historically proven trickier.Read more »
Mark Hernandez

Professor teams with startup on new air sampling technology

Sept. 6, 2017

Mark Hernandez will work with Aerosol Devices Inc. on a new sampling technology for airborne bacterial cells and fungal spores that could pose a significant health risk in indoor environments.Read more »
David Gupta speaks at an event.

David Gupta (ArchEngr’85): Engineer & Entrepreneur

Aug. 28, 2017

Gupta is one of many engineers to take the sometimes-unexpected turn onto the entrepreneurial track. Today, he is CEO of SDI Presence, a leading systems integration company based in Chicago.Read more »
William Raseman

Student's computer simulations help to protect water supplies

Aug. 3, 2017

Second-year civil engineering PhD student William Raseman is building software programming to assess the impact of climate and environmental change on drinking water decisions.Read more »
Mushroom cloud over Hiroshima

Civil engineering researcher tapped for nuclear war study

Aug. 2, 2017

When a nuclear bomb goes off, it starts a chain of events whose effects reach far beyond the blast site. Over the next three years, Professor Yunping Xi of civil, environmental and architectural engineering will be involved in a study to quantify those effects in the event of a nuclear... Read more »
Lilian Garcia

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Lilian Garcia (EnvEngr'17)

July 6, 2017

Recent alum featured in college campaign and in a recent Daily Camera article at http://bit.ly/2tmf4xW .Read more »
An iceberg floats in the Arctic Ocean

Study looks at black carbon in snow and ice around the world

June 30, 2017

The study co-authored by Professor Diane McKnight comparing dissolved black carbon deposition on ice and snow in ecosystems around the world (including Antarctica, the Arctic, and alpine regions of the Himalayas, Rockies, Andes, and Alps) shows that while concentrations vary widely, significant amounts can persist in both pristine and non-pristine areas of snow.Read more »
Two Indian women and a child cross a street in a driving downpour.

India's monsoons were wetter 10,000 years ago, researcher says

June 13, 2017

Emily Gill is using proxy paleoclimate data to piece together the mystery of now-dry lakebeds. Read a second Times of India article featuring Gill at http://bit.ly/2tdEQkZ .Read more »
Mike Gooseff

Associate professor named fellow of geoscience society

June 10, 2017

Geological Society of America (GSA) elects Michael Gooseff in recognition of his contributions in the fields of geochemical weathering and aquatic ecology.Read more »

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